Police report critical crash south of Foxton – UPDATE 9.47pm

UPDATE: 9.47pm

One person has died as a result of a crash that occurred just south of Foxton at 6:35pm.
Police are working to identify the deceased person and locate next of kin.

Two patients remain in Wellington Hospital in a critical condition.
Diversions remain in place and the Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

“Serious crash, Foxton”

Police have reported three people are critically injured after a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 1, just south of Foxton, at 6:35pm tonight.

The road is currently closed and diversions are in place.

Police ask that motorists in the area be patient and expect delays.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.